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ABC
Oct 6, 2012 4:00pm PDT
>>> blue angels blaze across the san francisco skyline. the city is jam-packed for an eventful weekend. >>> just when you thought it couldn't get worse, prices at the pump reach a record high. >>> a murder mystery. a quiet east bay community, woman is found dead inside her home. abc-7 news starts now. >> ama: good afternoon. i'm ama daetz. more than a million people are descending upon the city by the bay for all the festivities, including the long-standing fleet week tradition. lisa amin gulezian was at the marina green where there's blue angels just flew over. >> that sound can only mean one thing. the blue angel ares are in town for fleet week, and all eyes are on the sky above the marina green. fleet week is a tradition that welcomes the u.s. navy, marine corps and the coast guard to san san francisco. nine american and canada vessels entered the bay and docked at peer 80. causing many to stop and stare because on this day there is plenty to see. >> we came in to see the giants and we came in early to see fleet week and see the blue angels and -- there's lots to do here. >>
ABC
Sep 29, 2012 4:00pm PDT
in the city of vallejo. >> reporter: throughout the day, we have talked to a few friends of the mayor who have comprehend out to check out the damage here. of course, they are trying to figure out why and who would possibly target the mayor. of course, investigateddors at this point, while they are simply trying to preserve some very basic pieces of evidence, so they haven't offered any information as to any possible persons of interest or even any reason why this would have happened. reporting live in vallejo, abc7 news. >> thank you. we will stay on it. things are heating up in the bay area today. we are already under a spare the air day. let's go straight to our meteorologist. >> today, actually, very mild in comparson to what we are going on experience as we head into sunday and definitely on monday. live doppler 7 hd showing quite a bit of fog off the coast. an indication of cool air moving in. but, folks, get ready. the winds will shift tomorrow offshore, a warm wind direction as we head into sunday, monday and tuesday. currently, it is 90 in livermore, comfortable in oakl
ABC
Sep 30, 2012 11:00pm EDT
members of city plant to shut k street in the morning. they mark the one-year .nniversary of the movement they stayed in mcpherson square for nearly five until the enforced a ban on overnight camping. >> it has been a cloudy night with a few showers. when willout there -- the rain go away? stick around. we will be in the belfort furniture weather center with a first check. the first showers -- we have been watching them in the belfort furniture weather center. movedf the showers have out of the area. at clear skies. temperatures have fallen. gaithersburg. 57 in fredericksburg. this is what it looks like early in the afternoon and evening. showers from the north -- and moves up toward the east. skies begin to clear across west virginia into western maryland. clear skies will be with us from early tomorrow morning, along with a bit of patchy fog. temperatures jump into the 50's afternoon, around 70 degrees or so. up, the extended outlook. some saudi weather on the way. weather on the way. the redskins came back to me by one point with two minutes left in the game. >> they do not ma
ABC
Oct 4, 2012 11:00pm EDT
pitfound in thaissfax city at park. >> we heard from fairfax county the first time today. is still listed as missing under unusual circumstances. were out herers searching the park earlier was the last place he was known to have been. his friends and families were printing of two different fires been handing out. doy do not know what else to try and help bring him home. plastering his brother's picture all over fairfax -- fairfax hoping someone knows what happened to bryan. >> i can only imagine what his family is going through. -- awful.er i want to help as much as i can. his friend has known him for five years. m as quiet buthi sweet. >> he has a good personality. he is really nice. >> efforts have intensified over last 24 hours. police combed to the park where abandoneds found morning.sday bloodhounds and a helicopter were brought in to assist. is a surveillance video up dunkin donuts. the video does not show as anyone else was in the car with him. the car, his computer, and cellphone, are all in police possession. cases, there is a clue as to why it happened. we are not seeing that. >
ABC
Oct 1, 2012 11:00pm EDT
a city renowned for making history. the last time the d.c. baseball the senators, played in a playoff, fdr was president. it was back in 1954. >> i thought it was never going in my lifetime. >> but it has, and fans left the profound pride, greatest loss in history. washington nationals have best up untilat season when they moved eight years ago. extraordinarys season that much sweeter. continues during sports tonight and all the time at wjla.com . now we move on to some other tonight. dozens of occupied d.c. gathered tonight to mark the one-year anniversary of their protest. the protesters are carrying on the cause, even are no longer .llowed to campouts today during the rush-hour, they caused traffic delays. more about the man who was car and kill the northwest washington. the campus of marymount university is mourning the loss , 60-year-old rhett leverett, who is out walking his the car hit him. on campus.remembered >> that accident happened here and claimed the life of someone who loves his job. careerg was his second passion and tonight his loss leaves a void. a profound s
ABC
Oct 5, 2012 5:00pm EDT
around the same size as the when you see here, 150 square feet. cities like new yorker allowing the michael apartments that are of a parkinge space. >> imagine that tiny package a stand-alone house? greta kreuz introduces us to one 150 square foot home. >> you are in the great room. this is the living room. >> welcome to her tiny house. the main floor with the seating area, kitchen and bathroom. upstairs in the loft, an air mattress. thes a rebellion against mcmansions. >> not every kid needs his own play room. it is going back where you had with people. she built it for her master's .hesis is part of the online public university system. great to be able to see has done and how applied her degree program. >> the tiny, movement has grown and it is green. it is fueled by propane. the entire house is just 150 square feet. is average american home almost 20 times bigger and difference, this one is mobile. attached to her dad's trucks, like a camper. others are stationary. it cost to $20,000 plus appliances. she will be selling it to pay back loans. love toually i would these and run eig
ABC
Sep 29, 2012 12:00pm EDT
where president obama and governor romney will face off. the city of denver is also planning to make major changes including street closures and changes to traffic patterns. organizers say it's all well worth it to be at the center of the political world for one night. here's a surprising revelation from one of the nation's most powerful women. homeland security secretary janet napolitano. she says she doesn't use e-mail ever. and as tanya tells us she's not the only power plier who manages to survive unplugged. >> hillary clinton is e mailing here is not the head of homeland security. janet just yesterday revealed this shocker. >> what did your personal security look like? >> don't laugh but i just don't use e-mail at all. >> in the hunger games jennifer lawrence's character is a fierce shot. but in real life, the actress won't shoot off an e-mail. >> because the internet scares me. it never ends. it's like the universe. >> we're not laughing. we're jealous. it seems the more powerful you are, the less you need what the rest of us breathe. elton john may sing about galaxy trave
ABC
Oct 3, 2012 6:00pm EDT
back of their paycheck to the city. sam ford has more on what to get back.t but i do not understand what is on in this place. >> i do not understand what is going on in this place. >> the council took up several e revenuegetting mor workers, since d.c. prohibited from taxing residents. new-ill would provide all to give back 4% of their salary. >> those dollars within our city. if you go to ask the workers, it "if you live in d.c.?" >> i live in maryland. i have been in maryland all of my life. of the city's 31,000 58% do not live in the city. one worker moved to maryland h his new wife. i was born in d.c. >> he was not at the hearing and those that were read council the riot act. >> we, of course, want to hear the public. do not affect our ability to people and retain them. >> in northwest washington, sam ford, abc 7 news. as it could as good be. and feeling more like summer around here. afteras more, coming up the break. and another showdown this weekend. one for the record book. [ mamale announcer ] we the people, the middle class, who move our country forward, work hard, raise fa
ABC
Oct 5, 2012 11:00pm EDT
season nationals. going to enjoy this have helped ourselves , for the city of , d.c., and all of the fans who have supported the team losing seasons. for us to finally bring history city is special in its own. show you how the cardinals punched their ticket to the division series. a controversial play fly ball. it was a late infield fly rule, called by the umpires. -- mattat the plate t the plate. they go on to victory. back to the controversial call. the braves thought they had the bases loaded. fans in atlanta went crazy. trash started raining down from the stands. the game for 19 s to clean up and settle things down. chipper jones retired after the game. a bit embarrassed by how atlanta reacted. >> it is disappointing any time something like that happens. obviously, delays in the game w everybody off their game. you never want to see something that violence like that. is for sure. you will not be able to say that braves fans do not care. you got the right. also tonight, the a.l. wild card game in texas. and jones connected, a fly ball to left. in the seventh, andino at mclouth at
ABC
Oct 4, 2012 12:00pm EDT
expect the city what they spent after they estimate the city make $500,000 per game on revenue from hotel and restaurant taxes. >> despite the win for the nationals, one of the big in the form of a teddy finally winning the mascot race. big win, and as i found out, teddy still celebrating. >> what might be the longest streak in all of sports a end right here. finally got it done. -- and end right here. got it done. what were you thinking when he finally got it done? >> it like a grand celebration. much does this mean to the team and the fans? they started chanting his over and over. last time they started -- they did that? everybody wanted it, and teddy get his was going to together and give it to .im >> they rallied for this guy. when you saw all of these people cheering, it had to moment, and a great you, too? >> you got a thrill out of that? he was ready to do it. >> the big question is will it continue down? he is the only one that can question. in october.possible >> can you pull another one out you one and done? that looks like a man with confidence. congratulations. best wish
ABC
Oct 1, 2012 12:00pm EDT
brought evidence to city leaders of potential health risks. >> we had to keep pushing. science is the basis of everything. the 482 megawatt coal-fired facility owners say that the today is lesse about pollution control and more change in price for gas.al what happens now with this prime waterfront property currently owned by pepco -- >> it's an opportunity to have something exciting to happen in of mixed use development. now 15th thousand tons of begins. 15,000 tons. most of the employees have been or retired. six are still looking for work. >> jacqui jeras has a look at forecast. >> we started out really foggy northwest of the metro area this morning. here's an awesome time lapse i from oakdaleyou ijamsville.in look at the that shallow layer to awhich gave way beautiful sunny conditions. we goill change as throughout the day. clouds mostly on the increase. inyou can see them pushing from the south. that will bring a chance of rain. heavy rain across the tennessee river valley as well as parts of south.p that system will be with us the couple days. if you are traveling today, memp
ABC
Oct 2, 2012 6:00pm EDT
gaithersburg. most of the rain will stay south , but theof the city fog is the story. declining visibility and very tonight and early tomorrow. all kinds of stuff is coming up for you in a few minutes. a story from nw washington tonight. americane students at were assaulted near campus. l the attacks happened in the evening orn the late early morning. the women were walking in the n massachusetts avenue when someone walked up behind them and wrote them. -- groped them. texting years after the beltway sniper attacks, we are remembering that event. gripped the area four weeks as john allen muhammad and lee killed 10 people and injured 13. >> going in picking up your , it was from school scary. >> parking in the parking lot see ifking around to .anse are any white man >> muhammad was executed in 2009. malvo is spending the rest of in prison in virginia. >> daring schedule course, you chevy caprice driven muhammed and lee boyd malvo. the collection is available for viewing and private towards scheduled for october 23. >> war tonight in the killing of four americans in libya. committee says a has r
ABC
Sep 28, 2012 6:00pm EDT
impression. in some states, the decision is already being made. early voters are lining up in iowa city. watched partst even happened yet. the debates. the goal of gaining trust. >> it goes to their credibility. >> mitt romney told me yesterday expects the president to push boundaries. >> are you worried about honesty? i have been a little unhappy f things hends o charges. will refute those, i am sure. >> what shall we expect. will have a good chance to air our differences. >> they want people to refrain much from the too challenger. his internal memo layout the case. obama will use ample rhetorical experience, attacking romney. >> the question right now is us's plan is going to keep moving forward? you guys are a little biased. [laughter] >> for the next five days, practice will continue. play the role of president obama. john kerry will do his the governor.of >> the man said to be behind the that set off those doubly muslim world is trouble tonight. he is being held without bond in los angeles. violating hisof probation in a bank fraud conviction. he is believed responsible for video
ABC
Oct 3, 2012 11:00pm EDT
have issued after a teenager vanishes. seen monday morning. car inves found his city at a park. is live at the agh school where he is student. on the the latest search. last place anyone spoke to brian. he is a senior here. his dad said he left his cell morning,home on monday is out of thethat ordinary. something that is a concern, he cash on him and his not been used since sunday. >> somebody out there know something. >> an urgent plea for some in rick -- with a family plea a desperate family member. >> he needs to be found. >> it was 7:15 monday morning his brother was dropped off. i said i would find a parking spot. >> it was just another monday until brian did not come home from football practice. realized he never to school at all. his car was found abandoned in a about a mile away. serious suspicions. donut box.ncan the radio station that was last listen to. >> it was talk radio. always listens to music. >> despite three agonizing days of the team, his certain he is is alive. himoking fore and we will find him. now, the parents say they are just waiting for police their hands
ABC
Oct 6, 2012 12:00pm EDT
considering allowing apartments about 150 square feet. many cities now allow the micro apartments that are only about the size of an apartment space. it is one thing to have an apartment smaller than some people's closets. >> imagine a tiny package crammed into a stand-alone house. one woman enter 150 square foot home. >> you're in the great room. this is the living room. >> welcome to her tiny house. the main floor with seating area, kitchen, an actor. upstairs in the lot a queen size air master. is a rebellion against the mansion. >> not every kid needs his own bathroom or played from. it is one back to the days we had to enter after their family members and you get along with people. >> she built it for her master's thesis at american military university. >> i think it is great to stay in touch and feel the work that she has done and how she has applied her degree program. >> the tiny home movement has grown since the housing bubble burst. it is green. her home is fuelled by a mobil solar panel and propane. this entire house is just one out of 50 square feet. the average americ
ABC
Sep 29, 2012 11:30pm EDT
. tomorrow is a landmark for the city of alexandria. that is when the potomac river generating station will close for good. officials have blamed did as the single largest source of air pollutants and in northern virginia. it was returned to the company. coming up, but a community in southeast washington got an extreme makeover this weekend. y neighbors say the changes will improve safety. plus why this butler is on trial. and in southern california, these drive
ABC
Oct 2, 2012 12:00pm EDT
. >> these guys are good. >> bryce harper tweeted after the game, thanking bataan's and the city for the support. >> my dad said to keep doing what i am doing. he's proud of me. i would not be here without my mom and dad and my family. >> it was a downer at nationals park. 300 local middle school kids are supposed to have a baseball clinic here with ryan zimmerman but it was canceled because of the weather. we hope that the the weather will not cancel tonight's game. two games left and then the playoffs. >> at least the younkersyoungsters have a playoff team to root for. today on the campaign trail, the running mates are carrying the load while obama and romney prepare for tomorrow night's debate. there is a tall hall at the clinton county courthouse where paul ryan will appear in burlington. ann romney will appear in colorado in a little while. vice-president biden will take the stage at an event surely in charlotte. it's the first of his two plans stops in north carolina today. michelle obama has a speaking appearance in cincinnati. early voting started in ohio this morning. more shots
ABC
Oct 4, 2012 5:00pm EDT
touted as a landmark green project, no chemically treated city water. they have been shoveling and plowing, but it is only october. and there is no snow. >> it is unbelievable. >> a month after the rebuild reflecting pool was reopened, and two weeks after we read the first to show you the algae invasion the national park service has trained all 4 million gallons. officials blame it on not enough ozone. >> because we did not have derided the beginning the algae established itself -- did not have it right at the beginning the algae established itself. it is a formidable foe. >> they decided to drain, scrub, and refilled. >> it is pretty. >> probably not good they had to do it two times. >> algae was not part of this $34 million project, but most seem to take it in stride. >> one of those things. >> does not bother you? >> no, not it all. >> it will cost an additional $100,000 this money is going to come out of the national park service maintenance budget. >> thank you. >> some nasty looking staff. >> let's talk about the weather. tomorrow, it sounds like it will be a really good day
ABC
Sep 28, 2012 5:00pm EDT
last two years. the relaunch of the breathalyzer is expected to boost the city's capability to prosecute. >> john walsh will miss about after beingof gains diagnosed with a knee injury. he spent the day back at school. >> a special star to the school y for students at seidlin in southeast d.c.. -- sign an elementary in southeast d.c. has become exercise 50 studentsnearly at this school. it is all part of a successful program. designed to enhance health and academic performance. this fifth grader participates three mornings before class. according to the 2010 s shape the nation's airports, recommend children 60 minutes of activity per day. only 57% have regular recess. it is helping their bodies, teachers say it is helping their minds as well. >> we get feedback from them. these students are more alert in the morning. they are ready to learn. that is why we do this program. >> he wishes he had a program he was growing up. this program is currently in the district of columbia and 160 schools across the country. e to add hundreds more by the end of 2013. for a check on the traffic
ABC
Oct 2, 2012 5:00pm EDT
across the city. the fog started already. it is really against in spots overnight -- it will be really dense in spots overnight. visibility is starting to come miles at reagan national. that will be the big story later evening. as rain fall goes, across the chesapeake bay and parts of region, there will be some but i thinkurs, stay in that region. just cloudy and a little bit of foggy mist in the air and no rain. partly cloudy and warmer tomorrow, 80 by midday. a passing shower and then beautiful weather thursday and friday. fall weather returns early next week. check out wjla.com. i think that is it for now. >> iraq having so much fun last night. >> it was truly incredible -- >> having so much fun last night. energized in a that is usually reserved for presidential election this time of year. it is the post season, or shortly will be, and the nationals won the nl east last night. they were enjoying themselves. it was a night they did not want to end. u turn thea pocket, yo ready for another game. -- wants 7:00 hits. >> if you watch monday night football, use all pink on the jerseys. i
ABC
Oct 3, 2012 12:00pm EDT
into acordia or philadelphia or newark today delays of two hours set into those cities. -- into acordia airport. mostly cloudy tonight with maybe a sprinkle in our area. more on that coming up later. big changes in the seven-day forecast. >> a developing story from fairfax county. another young person has been fondled. they believe the san suspect is responsible for four attacks. parents have been warned about a suspicious man following a student home from springfield high school -- west springfield high school. >> i'm very surprised. >> fairfax county police investigating a fourth fondling case in west springfield. after 7:00 last evening a 15- year-old girl walking was suddenly approached by a man and was grabbed from behind. the same deal as three prior incidents in the past few weeks in the same section of the county. >> it's dark when i go to the bus stop in the morning. >> students are talking about the crime. a separate incident was reported monday night. she told police she was driving home from west springfield high school when she noticed a suspicious man followed her
ABC
Oct 1, 2012 5:09pm EDT
a football field and a soccer field? >> he said the city promised that a baseball diamond was coming. >> i'm going to be right there. >> wow. >> sounds like she is still a pistol. >> absolutely. >> fantastic. what a great story. craigslist see what's coming up. -- >> lets see what is coming up. >> tonight at 6:00, month after month we have seen polls with different percentages in terms of the race for the white house. we're wondering if that information override is actually turning the voters off. also, it has been a year since the occupy movement came to the district. some say they never left town. >> we will see you in just a little bit. >> first, let's get a check on the weather situation. we start a brand new week and a brand new month. >> absolutely. we have seen some sunshine, then some clouds and some showers too. little patches of light rain. as we get 3 the evening hours -- get through the evening, they will be more of an annoyance than an interruption. just patches nothing heavy. they will move generally southwest to northeast across the area. the first pitch tonight is at
ABC
Oct 3, 2012 5:00pm EDT
still 80 degrees right now in the city and it will stay monday through the evening hours, as well -- it will stay muggy. it will be muggy for a day or so much cooler by the weekend. 81 in frederick, 85 in fredericksburg. temperatures dropping into the 70's. we will have more, coming up in just a few minutes aliso >> tonight the first presidential debate 2012 starts in just a few hours, and we are joined from the site of the debate in denver. hi. >> tonight's debate focuses on domestic issues, including the economy. 90 minutes. it is a high-stakes showdown. tonight, president obama and mitt romney finally stepped in to the same -- step into the same ring, the president preparing for tough questions about the struggling economy and why he deserves a second term. analysts say the focus -- >> i think the president is all about his mannerisms and style at this point. he cannot come across as irritable or impatient. >> the mitt romney's campaign -- the mitt romney campaign they say he needs to connect with voters and show he does connect with them. it is one thing to do it on the campai
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